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Baker, Vickie L.; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; Martinez, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
Scholarly learning has been and continues to be largely understudied and misunderstood; oftentimes scholarly learning is only studied in the context of research universities (Neumann, 2009a), thereby failing to acknowledge the ways in which faculty scholarly learning is enacted and supported across institutional types. In this monograph, the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Research Universities, Liberal Arts, Community Colleges
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Lester, Jaime; Klein, Carrie; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The purpose of this monograph is to give readers a practical and theoretical foundation in learning analytics in higher education, including an understanding of the challenges and incentives that are present in the institution, in the individual, and in the technologies themselves. Among questions that are explored and answered are: (1) What are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
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Zuniga, Ximena, Ed.; Nagda, Biren A., Ed.; Chesler, Mark, Ed.; Cytron-Walker, Adena, Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2007
Intergroup dialogue (IGD), the focus of this monograph, is one of several dialogue and deliberation practices currently being used on college and university campuses in the United States. The introductory chapter introduces IGD, its historical roots, its location among similar diversity education practices, and its core components. The subsequent…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Campuses, Educational Benefits, Program Effectiveness
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2008
"Focus on Basics" is a publication of the US Division of World Education, Inc. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to connecting research with…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Mathematics Teachers
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Hallett, Ronald E.; Crutchfield, Rashida – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
This monograph explores how homelessness intersects most social issues that marginalize individuals and negatively influence postsecondary completion, including poverty, foster care, and LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer/questioning, and others) discrimination. As becomes evident, students experiencing homelessness should be considered…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2006
"Focus on Basics" is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Adult Literacy, Self Esteem, Professional Development
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Kuh, George D., Ed.; Kinzie, Jillian, Ed.; Buckley, Jennifer A., Ed.; Bridges, Brian K., Ed.; Hayek, John C., Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2007
This report is an abridged version of work performed for the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative to synthesize the relevant literature and emerging findings related to student success, broadly defined (Kuh and others, 2006). The author's purpose is to provide an informed perspective on policies, programs, and practices that can make a…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Academic Achievement, Minority Groups, College Students
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2008
"Focus on Basics" is a publication of the U.S. Division of World Education, Inc. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to connecting research…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Patients
Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
The Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 issues of "UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education," in one print volume, presents hard facts and statistical data in a style that can be easily understood and appreciated by music researchers, teachers, graduates, and undergraduates alike. Includes advice to first-year music teachers, instrument…
Descriptors: Music Techniques, Musicians, Educational Research, Young Children
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), Harvard University, 2005
"Focus on Basics" is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions
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Gallant, Tricia Bertram, Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2008
The historical examination of academic integrity in this monograph demonstrates that student academic conduct has always been strongly connected to faculty work, institutional structures, context, and organizational pressures. Student affairs professionals, faculty, and other campus constituents who have struggled with reducing academic misconduct…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cheating, Learning Strategies, Integrity
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2005
"Focus on Basics" is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Health Education, Second Language Learning, Learning Activities
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2003
"Focus on Basics" is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Research, Adult Learning, Literacy
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Hu, Shouping, Ed.; Scheuch, Kathyrine, Ed.; Schwartz, Robert, Ed.; Gayles, Joy Gaston, Ed.; Li, Shaoqing, Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2008
The purpose of this monograph is to present both the empirical and conceptual evidence of the causes and effects of undergraduate student engagement in research and creative activities. Four questions guide this report: (1) What are the intellectual underpinnings of engaging undergraduate students in research and creative activities?; (2) What are…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Institutional Characteristics
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2002
"Focus on Basics" is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Research, Social Work, Caseworkers
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